No kidnapper killed as Canadians, American abducted in Kaduna are released

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The two Americans and two Canadians that were abducted in Kaduna on Tuesday by gunmen have been released, the Kaduna State Police Command said.

The New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalled that the four expatriates were abducted along Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State.

Two Nigerian policemen were killed by the gunmen.

Confirming the development to journalists on Saturday, State Commissioner of Police, Mr Agyole Abeh said the two foreigners were rescued by the police at Jere area in Kagarko Local Government Area of the state.

Abeh said that one suspect has been arrested in connection with the abduction.

He explained that the kidnapped foreigners were released inside a bush at about 6 a.m on Saturday morning.

“The development followed a massive manhunt of the abductors by men of the Command and the Inspector General of Police Special Anti-Kidnapping Squad,” he said.

He also gave the assurance that the police were on the trail of the remaining suspects with a view to arresting them and bringing them to justice.

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